Donald Rothberg

Zoom Only

Donald Rothberg, Ph.D., a member of the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock Center,
and a teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center, teaches retreats and groups on
concentration and insight meditation practice, lovingkindness practice, transforming
the judgmental mind, mindful communication, working skillfully with conflict, and
socially engaged Buddhism.

Small Group Discussions

Zoom Only

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

Ari Lathuras

Zoom Only

Ari Lathuras has been practicing meditation for approximately 35 years. She has received teaching from many renowned Buddhist teachers over the years.

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

Saturday Half-Day Retreat: Cultivating the Heart of Peace

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Please join us September 10th at GBF’s Bartlett Street location or via Zoom, 10am to 3 pm. for a half day retreat with René Rivera.
The theme is Cultivating The Heart of Peace Meditation.
A meditation, dharma talk and group interaction will all be part of the day.

David Richo

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

David Richo, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. His latest book is Ready: How to Know when to Go and when to Stay. (Shambhala, 2022)

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

Laura Burges

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

TOPIC: "Finding humor as We Practice"
Ryuko Laura Burges, a lay entrusted dharma teacher in the Soto Zen
tradition, lectures and leads retreats at practice centers in Northern California.

Sean Feit Oakes – The 8 Worldly Winds

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, teaching on The 8 Worldly Winds that come and go throughout our lives: gain and loss, fame and disgrace, blame and praise, pleasure and pain.

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

David Richo

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Topic: Healthy Anger. David Richo, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. His latest book is Ready: How to Know when to Go and when to Stay. (Shambhala, 2022)

Anjali Sawhney

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

Anjali Sawhney (she/her/s) is a Certified Integral Life Coach from New Ventures West in San
Francisco, 2006 and a trained international Leadership Embodiment Teacher (somatic coaching
based on Aikido & Mindfulness) with founder Wendy Palmer, 2011.